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2 policemen dead, 3 wounded in Kabul explosion

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2 policemen dead, 3 wounded in Kabul explosion

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Aug 01, 2019 - 09:52

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): At least two policemen were killed and three others wounded as a result of an explosion in Kabul on Thursday, an official said.

Nasrat Rahimi, spokesman for the Ministry of Interior, said the explosion took place in limits of the 15th police district at around 4:00am.

Two police personnel were killed and three others wounded in the bombing, he added.

Farshad Nasrat, a resident of the area, said the blast occurred near a police check-post in 500-Family area. Windowpanes in nearby houses were shattered.

Meanwhile, Talibaninfo-icon claimed responsibility for the bombing. The group’s spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said the blast happened inside the check-post and six policemen suffered casualties as a result.

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